DEVIN G. POPE

Steven G Rothmeier Professor of Behavioral Science and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637-1610
773.702.2297
devin.pope@chicagobooth.edu 

Devin Pope is the Steven G Rothmeier Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Pope is a behavioral economist that researches a variety of topics at the intersection of economics and psychology. He has published work in prestigious journals within economics, psychology, and management. His research primarily uses observational data and studies how psychological biases play out in important economic markets. Examples include left-digit bias and projection bias in car markets and present bias in housing markets.

Prior to joining Chicago Booth faculty in 2010, Pope was on the faculty at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley in 2007 and a BA in economics from Brigham Young University in 2002. Pope also worked as an Amazon Scholar from 2019-2021.


Working Papers

Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination
Review of Economics and Statistics, revise and resubmit. | Aislinn Bohren, Kareem Haggag, Alex Imas, and Devin G. Pope

Unveiling the Law of Demand Using a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment
Review of Economic Studies, revise and resubmit. | John List, Ian Muir, Devin Pope, and Gregory Sun

Medical Guidelines and Physician Behavior
Armando Meier, Ziad Obermeyer, Devin Pope, and Kevin Volpp

Geographic Mobility in America: Evidence from Cell Phone Data
Keith Chen and Devin Pope

An Experiment Evaluating the Impact of Large-Scale, High-Payoff Vaccine Regret Lotteries
Linnea Gandhi, Katherine L. Milkman, Sean Ellis, Heather Graci, Dena Gromet, Rayyan Mobarak, Alison Buttenheim, Angela Duckworth, Devin G. Pope, Ala Stanford, Richard H. Thaler, and Kevin Volpp


Published & Forthcoming Papers

Monetary Incentives Increase COVID-19 Vaccination
Science (2021) 374(6569), 879-882. | Pol Campos-Mercade, Armando Meier, Florian Schneider, Stephan Meier, Devin Pope, and Erik Wengstrom

Variation in Common Laboratory Test Results Due to Ambient Temperature
Med (2021) 2(12), 1314–1326. | Ziad Obermeyer and Devin Pope

Racial Disparities in Voting Wait Times: Evidence from Smartphone Data
The Review of Economics and Statistics (2020). | Keith Chen, Kareem Haggag, Devin Pope

Stability of Experimental Results: Forecasts and Evidence
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming. | Stefano DellaVigna and Devin Pope

Predict Science to Improve Science
Science (2019) 366(6464), 428-429. | Stefano DellaVigna, Devin Pope, and Eva Vivalt

Attribution Bias in Consumer Choice
The Review of Economic Studies (2019) 86(5), 2136–2183 | Kareem Haggag, Devin G. Pope, Kinsey B. Bryant-Lees, and Maarten W. Bos

Management Science (2018) 64(11), 4988-4995 | Devin G. Pope, Joseph Price, and Justin Wolfers

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings (2018) 108, 148-152 | Samuel Hirshman, Devin G. Pope, and Jihong Song

Predicting Experimental Results: Who Knows What?
Journal of Political Economy (2018) 126(6), 2410-2456 | Stefano DellaVigna and Devin G. Pope

The Review of Economic Studies (2018) 85(2), 1029–1069 | Stefano DellaVigna and Devin G. Pope

Management Science (2017) 63(6), 1657-1672 | Eric J. Allen, Patricia M. Dechow, Devin G. Pope, and George Wu

Journal of Financial Economics (2016) 122(3), 482-499 | Benjamin J. Keys, Devin G. Pope, Jaren C. Pope 

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2016) 8(4), 195-229 | Nicola Lacetera, Bradley J. Larsen, Devin G. Pope, and Justin R. Sydnor 

Topics in Cognitive Science (2016) 8, 660–669 | Devin G. Pope 

Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (2015) | Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor 

Games and Economic Behavior (2015) 93(C), 89-107 | Devin G. Pope, Jaren C. Pope, and Justin R. Sydnor 

Economics of Education Review (2015) 48, 30-40 | Devin G. Pope and Ian Fillmore 

Quarterly Journal of Economics (2015) 130(1), 371-414 | Meghan R. Busse, Devin G. Pope, Jaren C. Pope, and Jorge Silva-Risso 

Journal of Urban Economics (2015) 87, 1-13 | Devin G. Pope and Jaren C. Pope 

Journal of Labor Economics (2014) 32(2), 259-303 | Kory Kroft and Devin G. Pope 

Journal of Sports Economics (2014) 15(2), 107-131 | Devin G. Pope and Jaren C. Pope 

American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2013) 103(3), 570-74 | Meghan R. Busse, Nicola Lacetera, Devin G. Pope, Jorge Silva-Risso, and Justin R. Sydnor 

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2013) 5(2), 26-52 | Eric P. Bettinger, Brent J. Evans, and Devin G. Pope 

American Economic Review (2012) 102(5), 2206-2236 | Nicola Lacetera, Devin G. Pope, and Justin R. Sydnor 

Social Psychological and Personality Science (2012) 3, 730-37 | Deborah A. Small, Devin G. Pope, and Michael I. Norton 

Regional Science and Urban Economics (2012) 42, 177-188 | Devin G. Pope and Jaren C. Pope 

Management Science (2012) 58(1), 35-51 | Michael P. Haselhuhn, Devin G. Pope, Maurice E. Schweitzer and Peter Fishman 

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2011) 3(3), 206-231 | Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor 

Psychological Science (2011) 22(1), 71-79 | Devin Pope and Uri Simonsohn

American Economic Review (2011) 101(1), 129-157 | Devin G. Pope and Maurice E. Schweitzer 

Journal of Human Resources (2011) 46(1), 53-92 | Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor 

Management Science (2011) 57(5), 817-827 | Jonah Berger and Devin G. Pope 

Journal of Economic Perspectives (2010) 24(2), 95-108 | Devin G. Pope and Justin R. Sydnor 

Journal of Health Economics (2009) 28(6), 1154-1165 | Devin G. Pope 

Southern Economic Journal (2009) 75(3), 750-780 | Devin G. Pope and Jaren C. Pope 

CHANCE (2008) 21(4), 25-28 | Rachel Croson, Peter Fishman, and Devin G. Pope 

Economics of Education Review (2008) 27(2), 234-242 | Devin G. Pope 


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